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Science and Technology

News about the latest UB research in science, engineering and technology, and its impact on society.

5/28/14

Charitable fundraising once depended primarily upon a charity’s size, efficiency and longstanding reputation. That was before Razoo, Kickstarter, Facebook and Twitter came to town.

5/23/14

Laurent Levy left the University at Buffalo in 1999 with a dream: transforming his recently completed postdoctoral research on nanomedicine into real-world products for patients battling cancer. Today, the scientist-turned-entrepreneur is zeroing in on that goal.

5/22/14

Leslie Ying is improving magnetic resonance imaging. Steven Diver is developing a faster, more efficient way to synthesize drugs. Both University at Buffalo researchers will receive $50,000 each from the statewide SUNY Technology Accelerator Fund (TAF), which cultivates innovation by speeding the commercialization of high-impact SUNY inventions.

5/16/14

Developed by UB student Nagavenkat Adurthi, the model could help predict space collisions, where volcanic ash spreads and more.

5/15/14

New tech could take light-based cancer treatment deep inside body.

5/8/14

Each year, dozens of undergraduates expand their horizons by working with local companies.

5/5/14

UB engineers are working with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to develop "cognitive radio," a type of wireless communication that could make it possible to download a movie in minutes.

4/30/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Already known for merging proven science classwork with state-of-the-art technology, University at Buffalo faculty member Randy Yerrick has taken on another role to help bring science educational resources into the digital age.
4/29/14

He is the fourth UB researcher since 2005 to join the elite society.

4/17/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — DNA analysis. Holiday get-togethers. Vocational training.